[rabbitmq-discuss] Size of messages?

Julien Genestoux julien.genestoux at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 05:37:44 GMT 2009

We've been testing "big messages" in the queues for the last 24h (yes it's
short) and so far, so good!

Thanks all for your help, I'll let you know if we have anything wrong.


Julien Genestoux

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On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 11:42 PM, Tony Garnock-Jones <tonyg at lshift.net>wrote:

> My question is the following : instead of queuing the file names (and
>> storing the files locally), is it
>> possible to queue the full files content itself? Given that the file have
>> a
>> of under 200k?
> That sounds like it should work without any problems. There are no built-in
> limits on the sizes of individual messages (besides the 64-bit body size in
> the AMQP protocol), and the STOMP adapter should cope just fine.
> The only thing that might hold you up is the way the broker holds all
> queued messages in RAM in its current version. If you want to have more
> queued data than that, we recommend either getting more RAM :-) or helping
> out with alterations to make spooling-to-disk smooth and tasty.
> Let us know how your experiments go!
> Regards,
>  Tony
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